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2019 MSFCA Annual Conference Vendor SHow

Duluth Entertainment Convention Center | 350 Harbor Dr, Duluth, MN 55802

The Minnesota State Fire Chiefs Association will be hosting the 2019 Annual Conference at the Duluth Entertainment Convention Center in Duluth, MN. Vendors will have the opportunity to network with fire service professionals from all over the state. Vendors can show their support for the MSFCA and register for exhibit space and sponsorship opportunities today. 

 

 
BIG CHANGES IN 2019! Exhibits are on THURSDAY ONLY this year!

The MSFCA leadership listened to the input from sponsors and took the evaluation feedback from attendees and vendors from last year’s event to heart when making some of these schedule changes and developing the new Sponsorship Program. 

From 1-8pm there are seven straight hours dedicated for attendees to be ONLY on the show-floor! Lunch, an afternoon break and the evening reception will all be in the exhibit area, and there are no educational sessions offered during this time.

After move-in hours Wednesday, vendors are welcome to join the attendees for the Wednesday reception (7-9pm), and are welcome to hold any hospitality events and receptions of their own after 9pm on Wednesday and/or after 8pm Thursday. Move-out may begin after 8pm Thursday, or anytime before noon Friday. 

(*No vendor activities should be scheduled during posted MSFCA event hours.)

            


 

Booth and Truck Space Pricing
Sustaining Members..........................$800 each
Non-Members....................................$1000 each
Non-Profit...........................................$400 (limited to 1 booth at non-profit rate)

Each 10' x 10' booth space includes an 8' skirted table, 2 chairs, ID sign, waste basket, backdrop and side drape. No items are included with truck spaces.

Any additional orders can be placed directly through the DECC here. 


Bugle Sponsors
The office will reach out regarding your included space(s) and any additional spaces you would like to purchase. Bugle sponsors do not need to register via the form.


Schedule
Wednesday, October 16th
11:00 am – 7:00 pm                    Vehicle Move In and Vendor Set Up
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm                      Welcome Reception

Thursday, October 17th
8:00 am – 12:00 pm                    Additional Vendor Set Up                  
1:00 pm – 8:00 pm                      Exhibit Hall Open
1:00 pm – 2:00 pm                      Lunch in Exhibit Hall
6:00 pm – 8:00 pm                      Reception in Exhibit Hall

Friday, October 18th
8:00 am – 9:00 am                      Vendor Appreciation/Feedback Breakfast (RSVP in form)    
8:00 am – 12:00 pm                    Vehicle and Vendor Move Out

 * Schedule subject to change.

 

Vendor Move In and Move Out
Vendors will receive a detailed move in schedule along with their exhibitor confirmation. Each vehicle will have a set move in time on Wednesday, October 16, 2019. After all vehicles are in the exhibit space, booth vendors will be able to enter the show floor to set up. Vendors can also set up their booth on Thursday morning.

Vendors may begin breaking down after the Thursday night reception. Vehicle move out and additional vendor break down will take place Friday morning.


Cancellation Policy
*A cancellation penalty of 50% shall be imposed if cancellation occurs between 30 and 60 days from the first vending day of the event. If cancellation occurs under 30 calendar days of the first vending date, a 100% penalty shall be imposed.



Hotel 
Accommodations

Hampton Inn - Canal Park
310 Canal Park Dr,
Duluth, MN 55802


Reservations
218-720-3000

Room Rates
$209/night
(Rates do not include tax)

Holiday Inn & Suites Downtown
200 W 1st St, 
Duluth, MN 55802


Reservations
218-722-1202

Room Rates
Single or Double
$159/night
Suite/Executive Level
$199/night
(Rates do not include tax)

Park Point Marina Inn
1033 Minnesota Ave,
Duluth, MN 55802

Reservations
218-491-7111

Room Rates
10/16 - $225
10/17 - $245
10/18 - 10/19 - $275
(Rates do not include tax)
Radisson Duluth
505 W Superior St,
Duluth, MN 55802


Reservations
800-333-3333

Room Rates
Single or Double
$119/night
(Rates do not include tax)

The Suites Hotel at Waterfront Plaza
325 S Lake Ave, 
Duluth, MN 55802 

Reservations
800-794-1716

Room Rates
Studio Suites
$125/night
1 Bedroom Suites
$155/night
2 Bedroom Suites
$189/night
(Rates do not include tax) 


 






Minnesota State Fire Chiefs Association • 6737 W. Washington St. Ste. 4210 Milwaukee, WI 53214
MSFCA Office • 800-743-0911 • office@msfca.org
Jennifer Rzepka, CAE • executivedirector@msfca.org


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